Thu Apr 11, 2024
April 11, 2024

Innocent Black Man Killed by The Army

A group of ten soldiers shot dead a Black man with 80 bullets in Rio de Janeiro on Abril 7, 2019.

By CSP-Conlutas Media Team

Evaldo Rosa, 51, was a musician.
The police probe showed that he had no weapons.
He was just driving to a social meeting with his Family.
In two months, the Rio de Janeiro police killed 305 people.
This murder sparked people’s protests against the killing of innocent men by both the army and the police.

Public opinion pool carried out on Thursday, April 11, show that 51% of Brazilian people are afraid of the police.
Among the Black youth, they are 60%. Among women 55%.
The well-off white men are the only section of the people who trust the police.
The same inquiry showed that the 81% of the Brazilians oppose “shoot first, check after” policy which is supported by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro for police forces.

Social movements and leftwing political parties held rallies together with Black rights caucuses to fight back police brutality in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and other cities on Abril 14, 2019.
All organizations are committed to end the genocide against the Black Youth which in going on in Brazilian poor neighborhoods.

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